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audio This Week in Palestine, August 26th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 7.3mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 20, to the 26, 2016....
Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:30PM
image National LCLAA Resolution In Solidarity With The Farmworkers In San Quintín (Baja California, Mexico) and Skagit County (Washington State) 480_national-lclaaa-boycott-driscolls_1.jpg by National Labor Council for Latin American Adv
The National Labor Council for Latin American Advancement passed a resolution in solidarity with farmworkers in San Quintín (Baja California, Mexico) and Skagit County (Washington State) at the 21st LCLAA National Membership Convention held August 18-20, 2016 in Orlando, Florida....
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:41PM
audio September 9th National Prison Strike (audio/mpeg 43.5mb) by The Ex-Worker
The Ex-Worker is back! And just in time, because a potentially historic national prisoner strike is just around the corner. In our 49th episode, we discuss the upcoming September 9th strike to end prison slavery, with an interview with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. You’ll also hear a review of Dan Berger’s book Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era; an interview with an anarchist from the UK about the Brexit vote; listener feedback on Spanish revolut...
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:51AM
text Unemployment is (not) a Full-time Job by Ilse Leide-Krapfenbauer
There are many scandals and injustices, for example, that wealth concentration in Austria and the EU is increasing. The gap between the rich and the middle class or working persons widens more and more. However, the debate is again about the "unemployed unwilling to work" instead of about the widening gap....
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:47AM
text The Unending Story of the Achievers by Bruno Rossmann and Joerg Reitzig
All personal and state success depended on state investments in schools, roads, hospitals, community centers, airwaves, food safety, and water quality. The achievers' myth ignores this, Austrian researcher Bruno Rossmann explains. The neoliberal redefinition of justice from sharing and distribution justice to rewarding achievers helps justify exploding inequality and tax injustice. In the 1960s, John Kenneth Galbraith decried the public squalor alongside private opulence....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:44AM
image California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site 480_el_camino_real_1.jpg by via Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
California Indians Demand Cruelty to Ancestors Be Disclosed as California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Map showing El Camino Real....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:25AM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 19th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.3mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 13, to the 19, 2016....
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:50PM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 12th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.2mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 6, to the 12, 2016....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:40PM
text Smash racist networks! by Rechte Netzwerke zerschlagen!
On 27th August the fifth „Imperium Fighting Championship“ will take place at Leipzig. Place of the event will be the Kohlrabizirkus in the southern part of the city. The organizer „Imperium Fight Team“ is interspersed with neo-Nazis. Well-known is certainly their coach Benjamin Brinsa. Brinsa was a leading member of the allegedly dissolved right-wing Ultra-group „Scenario Lok“ of the1. Football Club Lokomotive Leipzig....
Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:23AM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 6th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.9mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 31, to August 6, 2016....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:30AM
text U.S. to World: Protect Dolphins, Whales or Lose Access to U.S. Seafood Market by Joanna McWilliams
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal Protection...
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:47AM
text Massive hydroelectric dam threatens Indigenous communities in Canada by Amnesty International
August 9, 2016 - A massive hydroelectric dam now under construction in the Canadian province of British Columbia violates Canada’s commitments to uphold the human rights of Indigenous peoples, says a new brief by Amnesty International....
Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:55PM
image Watsonville Strawberry Festival and Driscoll's Protest Day #2 Aug.7, 2016 480_111_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Driscoll's Boycott Continued Today (Sunday) at the Strawberry Festival in downtown Watsonville, California...
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 12:45AM
image Watsonville Strawberry Festival Protest against Driscoll's 8-6-2016 480_122_1.jpg by AutumnSun
DRISCOLL'S BOYCOTT!" These Pictures Are From The Protest Today And The Protest Will Continue Tomorrow - Sunday Augest 7 2016 In Downtown Watsonville! Come Join Us!...
Posted: Sat Aug 6, 2016 10:21PM
image Despite Small Victory with Writers' Support, Palestinian Poet Still Faces Years in Prison dareen_tatour_at_home_with_her_cats_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
After three months in Israeli prisons and more than six months under house arrest in an apartment near Tel Aviv, last week an Israeli judge ruled to allow Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour to continue her house arrest in her family home near Nazareth. Tatour’s appeal to move her house arrest from an apartment that her family was forced to rent outside Tel Aviv was granted shortly after over 250 literary figures, including 10 Pulitzer Prize-winners, called for her freedom in a letter stating that...
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 8:20AM
text Growing Inequality Harms the Political Economy by Stefan Trappl and Branko Milanovic
Neoliberalism and finance market capitalism encourage creating money out of thin air, precarious work, exploding inequality and environmental destruction. New politicis, assumptions and countermeasures are necessary to combat inequality. Although productivity has risen, wages have stagnated and average workers earn less than in the 1970s. Wages are not only a cost factor but an important demand factor leading either to investments or social blight....
Posted: Thu Aug 4, 2016 10:38AM
image Driscoll's Boycott continues in Capitola Ca. 7-31-2016! 480_037_1.jpg by AutumnSun
This boycott of Driscoll's Berries continues and we are targeting many stores in the Santa Cruz area! We will keep it up untill Driscoll's and Sakuma Berries growers sit down with the workers!...
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:19PM
audio This Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.5mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 23, to the 29, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:58PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News July 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free future. Here is out June 2016 report....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23PM
image Philippines: The Contradictions of the Duterte Regime 480_2016-bmp-sanlakas-plm_1.jpg by Sonny Melencio
Based on a talk delivered at All Leaders Meeting of BMP-Sanlakas-PLM at Claret Parish Church on July 13, 2016....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:13AM